Happy Herbivore Blog

We begin the 30 WHOLE Days Challenge... tomorrow! More than 100 people have signed up and together we'll spend the month of May eating only whole, unprocessed foods. I'll be chronically my adventure right here on Happy Herbivore with weekly wrap-up posts, but you can read daily recaps on Hey, Lindsay! I'll also be posting recipes as I go along. (I've got some good ones for you!)

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Preparing this Challenge has been interesting. I woke up ...

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Opps! I did it again... After making a single-serving brownie, a single-serving muffin and a single-serving blueberry crisp I knew it was time to attempt a single-serving cupcake... a skinny cupcake! This vegan cupcake is whole wheat, fat-free and totally guilt-less... 

...and since the recipes only yields 1 (1!) there is no temptation to eat the whole batch!

When I made my cupcake, I added strawberry fruit preserves to the cupcake and then on top for the icing. If ...

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If I can turn black beans into brownies; why can't I turn butter beans into chocolate chip cookies?!

Yesterday in the HH chat room, Sina asked if I had a good recipe for butter beans. I told her I had a killer one but sadly, its in my cookbook so I can't share it.



Still, I didn't want Sina to sign off empty handed so I told her I'd work on a recipe. I remembered a ...

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Every year on Earth Day (April 22) I ask my non-veg family and friends to try veganism for the day.

Eating a wholesome vegan diet is about the greenest thing you can do for the planet and making decisions with your fork is a whole lot easier than planting a tree (though still plant one if you can!)

So this Earth day, why not choose plant foods and help curb carbon emissions?

Psst! The 30 WHOLE Days Challenge kicks off ...

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April 18

Tofu-ed!

Wow! 100+ people shared how they DO tofu! By far the most popular way to eat tofu was a la tofu scramble and other popular methods were sauteed and eaten on top of a salad or along side veggies; or slipped into a smoothie or dessert. Many tofu-ers also expressed they preferred freezing tofu -- which if you haven't done, you must try! It really changes the texture of the tofu to almost a meaty/ground beef-like consistency.

It was ...

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